Attractions on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula in West Iceland

Arnarstapi Village

Arnarstapi village is surrounded by beautiful mountains and a black sand beach, and has a long history dating back to the Viking age.


Stykkishólmur is a popular tourist destination, due to its charming architecture and stunning natural surroundings in West Iceland.


Búdarkirkja black church, is located at Budir, within the Budahraun lava field on Snæfellsnes peninsula. The current church was reconstructed in 1987.


This stunning natural landmark is located in a picturesque area near the town of Grundarfjordur and a must see.

Snæfellsjokull Glacier

Snaefellsjokull glacier is an active volcano, having been built up through numerous eruptions during the last 800,000 years.

Other attractions in West Iceland

Deildartunguhver spring

If you’re looking for a unique and surreal hot spring experience, Deildartunguhver in Iceland might be to your likings

Hraunfossar and Barnafoss

Hraunfossar is a series of rivulets that flow over a distance of about 900 meters from under the Hallmundarhraun lava field.

Flatey Island

Flatey is located in the Breiðafjörður bay, and is about three square kilometers in size. Once a home to a thriving community.


Reykholt is a fascinating place to visit. It was the home of several bishops over the years, and the site of an important cultural center.